Ellie Potter

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Ninety-three patients with acute rheumatic fever and 195 patients with acute glomerulonephritis were observed in Trinidad during an outbreak of scabies with a high incidence of secondary streptococcal infections. Clinical and laboratory manifestations of ARF were the same as those seen in temperate zones, except that antistreptolysin O titers were less(More)
Botanical supplements for health enhancement are being increasingly used in the United States, but no safeguards are formally in place to ensure that they are not contaminated with non-efficacious or potentially harmful plant material. A molecular approach, which allows the authentication of botanical ingredients and detection of contaminating plant(More)
Samples of renal tissue from 373 patients were examined for the presence of immunoglobulin E (IgE) by immunofluorescent techniques. Only trace to ++ amounts ( on a scale of ++++) were found in 20 patients: 4/9 with post-streptococcal acute glomerulonephritis (GN), 5/30 with GN associated with systemic lupus erythematosus, 3/20 with membranous GN, 1/4 with(More)